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lunes, 12 de marzo de 2018

Bisexual Colombia congresswoman elected to country's Senate

Bisexual Colombia congresswoman elected to country's Senate
A bisexual Colombian congresswoman on Sunday became the first openly LGBT person elected to the country's Senate. Results indicate Angélica Lozano of the Green Alliance received 87,244 votes. She received the second highest number of votes of the candidates for her ...

The Chechnya LGBT crisis – one year on

The Chechnya LGBT crisis – one year on
- It was a spring weekend almost twelve months ago when the LGBTI movement was rocked by news from the Chechen republic in Russia that (perceived) gay and bisexual men were being abducted, imprisoned and tortured for contact details of other (perceived) LGBT people. One year on, our ...

LGBT Pride volunteers set up a market stall, and got more than 100 homophobic responses in one ...

LGBT Pride volunteers set up a market stall, and got more than 100 homophobic responses in one ...
- Volunteers who were promoting a Pride event in Stratford-upon-Avon were barraged with homophobic abuse over the weekend. Warwickshire Pride had been running a stall at the market in Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday, sponsored by Stratford Town Trust. . However, organisers say that the ...

Taosieach Criticises US Over Lack Of Leadership On LGBT Rights.

 Taosieach Criticises US Over Lack Of Leadership On LGBT Rights.
- On the first day of a week-long St Patrick's Day visit yesterday he said he'll raise the issue with US Vice President Mike Pence when he meets him. Mr Pence has been heavily criticised for his views on LGBT rights. Leo Varadkar says he's been disappointed by recent developments: ...

Homophobic abuse forces LGBT stall to shut down

Homophobic abuse forces LGBT stall to shut down
A TORRENT of homophobic abuse forced volunteers to close down a Warwickshire Pride stall at Stratford Market. Volunteers from the charity, which supports the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual (LGBT) community, were offering advice and guidance at the Rother Street market on Saturday.

Extending a Lifeline to Homeless LGBT Young Adults

Extending a Lifeline to Homeless LGBT Young Adults
- On March 7, the New York City Council approved a package of bills that would extend access to youth services and shelter to homeless young adults, many of whom identify as LGBT. If Mayor de Blasio signs the bills into law, New York City can set an example for cities across the U.S. trying to patch up ...

Czech evangelicals reflected on the role of churches in the LGBT debates

Czech evangelicals reflected on the role of churches in the LGBT debates
- Jirí Unger, General Secretary of the Czech Evangelical Alliance, responded, “This Forum opened up the very sensitive topic of our church's relationship with LGBT people and I was glad that we were able to open this topic from different angles and from a very Gospel driven perspective, avoiding the ...

There are far more gays in Ghana than Ghanaians realize – US Ambassador

There are far more gays in Ghana than Ghanaians realize – US Ambassador
- Despite the stark opposition on homosexuality in Ghana, United States' Ambassador Robert P. Jackson has stated that the LGBT group should not ... President Akufo-Addo had stated that any possible change will only come after a strong concerted push for LGBT rights from some sections of the public.

Defiance, resistance: The front lines of California's war against the Trump administration

Defiance, resistance: The front lines of California's war against the Trump administration
- California and the Trump administration are engaged in an all-out war over immigration enforcement, the president's signature issue on the campaign .... “We're here to work,” said a 36-year-old woman from Mexico frying meat at the food truck who declined to give her name for fear of being deported.

Walls work, Trump officials say, but they're not sure to what extent that's true

Walls work, Trump officials say, but they're not sure to what extent that's true
- More than a year after the government's top oversight body urged the Department of Homeland Security to develop a way to measure the effectiveness of fencing and barriers along the border with Mexico, DHS has no such tool ready, even as Trump prepares to pick the winning designs for his ...

Trump threatens to impose tax on European cars

Trump threatens to impose tax on European cars
Trump has threatened to impose a hefty import duty on European cars if the European Union retaliates ... and if we're able to make a deal with Canada and Mexico in NAFTA, then there will be no reason to do the tariffs with Canada and Mexico,” Trump said.

Washington and world await answers to Trump presidency's most vital questions

Washington and world await answers to Trump presidency's most vital questions
- Although Trump has carved out a temporary tariff reprieve for Canada and Mexico, the implications for the Americans' two NAFTA partners will be examined this week when Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. chief trade negotiator, begins a fortnight-long evaluation of possible exemptions from the Trump ...

Is Trump Really Going To End NAFTA?

Is Trump Really Going To End NAFTA?
- Jesse Wheeler: The steel and aluminum tariffs will complicate NAFTA talks, although the impact will be muted by the Trump administration's decision to exempt Canada and Mexico. Trump has stated that these exemptions will stand as long as a favorable deal on NAFTA is reached, effectively ...

Trump Says He Rejected Mexico Request About Border Wall

Trump Says He Rejected Mexico Request About Border Wall
Trump said on Saturday he rejected a demand from Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto that Trump should say that Mexico would not have to pay for a proposed U.S. border wall. At a campaign rally in western Pennsylvania for a Republican congressional candidate, Trump gave ...

Crunch time for NAFTA: 300000 jobs at risk

Crunch time for NAFTA: 300000 jobs at risk
Trump is getting tougher on trade, right in the middle of talks with Canada and Mexico over NAFTA. The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement began last August, and the seventh round was completed in early March. In the week since, Trump has unveiled ...

Trump's visit to see border wall prototypes will bring clash of cultures, protesters

Trump's visit to see border wall prototypes will bring clash of cultures, protesters
- When Air Force One lands at San Diego's marine air station Tuesday morning, Trump will be welcomed by a receptive audience. But that is likely to change as soon as he steps foot outside the military base. Trump will spend about three hours in San Diego on Tuesday afternoon.

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